Politicization of Purim runs the risk of missing modern philosophical relevance of the holiday.
Campus and country should pay more attention to mental illness.
Education shouldn’t be risk averse.
Attention to appearances is not necessarily superficial—it can be empowering.
As life in college settles down, opportunities for new experiences dwindle.
Government policies have exacerbated, not helped, the unemployment situation.
Identity of students is predicated on privilege.
Our relentlessly busy and monotonous schedules change enjoyable activities into bullet points to cross off.
Affiliation with Obama library would contradict University’s commitment to neutrality.
Casual dating puts romantic potential front and center.
University has a responsibility to defend its students’ right to free inquiry
As if you didn’t know how to study without guidance.
Administration’s efforts toward openness fall short.
Committee on Dissent and Protest’s Report opens up questions instead of answering them.
Our favorites of this year’s finalists range from bathroom stall installations to insect tastings.
Both students and administration can play a part in overdue sexual assault policy reform.
Future SG donations should incorporate student input in order to foster community engagement.
Students should have an advocate when navigating the leave of absence process.
Career Advancement has the opportunity to make unpaid internships more meaningful.
Effective change to Summer Links requires trust.
The University of Chicago can and must do its part to raise standards in the garment industry.
Anti-divestment defeatism misses the point.
Misperceptions surround Barnes’s death.
Survivors’ can use experience to empower.
SFCC, UChicago’s fossil fuel divestment campaign, answers Zimmer’s call for more concrete argument.
Dear President Zimmer, We recently learned of the continued problems with sexual assault at UChicago from a report in the Chicago Maroon (University Under Federal Investigation for Sexual Assault Policy, 2/11/14), which was subsequently picked up by national media outlets….
My name is Michaeljit Sandhu, and I graduated from the College in June 2013. I was a Summer Links participant in 2010 after my first year and a program coordinator this past summer. I also worked as the volunteer referral…
I commend the Maroon’s recent editorial, “Broken Links Can Be Mended” (2/4/14). I agree with the message of transparency and communication regarding the changes to the Summer Links program. Open communication is central to successful programming and is a hallmark…
In last weekend’s editorial “Obama library is a compromise not worth making” (1/17/14), Andrew Young expresses concern that bringing the Obama presidential library to Hyde Park would be a mistake—one that would endanger the University’s “principles of free inquiry and…
Graduating from college is the most important way that kids from challenged circumstances can change the courses of their lives, improving their career opportunities, earnings, and social status. The White House recently gathered nearly 100 higher education leaders to announce…